Civil Engineering Designer

Job No: TSC470
Location: Murwillumbah

As a Civil Engineering Designer you will be responsible for designing and drafting at an advanced level from concept through to detailed design construction plans for all divisions of Council.

What's on offer:

  • An attractive base salary ranging from $69,922 per annum with competency based increments up to $82,825 per annum, plus 9.5% super
  • 70 hour, 9 day fortnight
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Flexible work options for a healthy work/life balance.
  • Generous employment conditions (we have too many to list - click here for more).

We are seeking: 

  • Associate Degree in Civil Engineering (Design) or equivalent demonstrated competence and extensive relevant design experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of engineering design requirements relating to roadworks, drainage, community facilities, water and sewer facilities and structural detailing.
  • Demonstrated advanced skills in computer aided engineering design and drafting.
  • Knowledge of and experience in the use of Australian standards, design guidelines relevant to the design of roads, drainage, sewer and water infrastructure.

Where it's located:

This position is based in Murwillumbah, and can be directed to work from any Council work site.

Position closes: 

 Thursday 18 April at 12 noon sharp (NSW time).  Late applications will not be permitted.

 

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How To Apply

PLEASE NOTE: ONCE YOU START YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION, YOU CANNOT SAVE AND RETURN TO IT LATER.  YOU MUST USE YOUR OWN EMAIL ADDRESS, AND NOT ONE USED PREVIOUSLY BY ANOTHER PERSON THAT HAS APPLIED FOR A POSITION WITH COUNCIL.

You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document. You can then COPY and PASTE your answers from Word into the below fields.

  1. Have your Resume document ready to go.
  2. Fill out all questions below. Click 'Next'. For tips on how to address selection criteria, click here.
  3. You'll then be prompted to attach your resume and other documents (if applicable). Click 'Next'.
  4. Review your application to confirm everything is correct. Click 'Confirm' to submit your application.

If you'd like to COPY and PASTE selection criteria fields into a separate Word document to work on over time, please find them listed below:

  1. Associate Degree in Civil Engineering (Design) or equivalent demonstrated competence and extensive relevant design experience.
  2. Thorough knowledge of engineering design requirements relating to roadworks, drainage, community facilities, water and sewer facilities and structural detailing.
  3. Demonstrated advanced skills in computer aided engineering design (preferably using Civil 3D, Land Desk top and Advanced Roads or Civilcad).
  4. Demonstrated skills in computer aided drafting (preferably AutoCAD).
  5. Knowledge of constructions methods to ensure practical and economic designs.
  6. Knowledge of and experience in the use of Australian standards, design guidelines relevant to the design of roads, drainage, sewer and water infrastructure.
  7. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple design projects simultaneously with minimal supervision.
  8. Demonstrated ability to measure quantities and prepare construction estimates.
  9. Possess good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  10. Possess good organisational and time management skills.
  11. Demonstrated ability to read survey plans accurately and interpret survey field data.
  12. Knowledge of Council Policies and the requirements of Statutory Authorities as they relate to design matters.
  13. Possess current driver’s licence.

Desirable:

  1. Experience in Local Government.
  2. Knowledge of Council’s operations and responsibilities and the roles of relevant Government Departments.
  3. Ability to produce architectural building plans and knowledge of relevant building codes/Australian standards.
  4. Contract administration/ preparation.
  5. GIS experience.

 

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Unit   Design
Job Grade  6
Industry  Design
Employment Type  full-time
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